Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

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Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

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Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie DVD
Directed by C.B. Harding
Starring Jeff Foxworthy
Bill Engvall
Larry the Cable Guy
Ron White
David Alan Grier
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date
March 28, 2003
Running time
106 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $5 million
Box office $604,856

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie is a 2003 American stand-up comedy concert film from Warner Bros. Pictures. It stars renowned comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall and fellow Blue Collar comics Ron White and Larry The Cable Guy. The movie is similar in nature to that of The Original Kings of Comedy. It was followed by two direct-to-video sequels, Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again (2004) and Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road (2006). [1] The film received critical acclaim.

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Contents

Plot

The film features live stand-up performances filmed at Phoenix's Dodge Theater in July 2002 as well as behind-the-scenes sequences highlighting the individual comedians.

Television Broadcast

When aired on Comedy Central, in addition to editing of the stand-up material for time and content, Heidi Klum's appearance is completely cut out.

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Filming Locations

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Soundtrack

  1. "Don't Ask Me No Questions", Chris Cagle
  2. "Act Naturally", Buck Owens
  3. "Sharp Dressed Man", ZZ Top
  4. "Boogie Chillen", John Lee Hooker
  5. "Venom Wearing Denim", Junior Brown

Reception

The film has received near-universal critical acclaim, praising the irreverent jokes and humor. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 92% positive score.

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